Hun School Inducts Olympians Gruebel and Teti, and former MLL Player Giordano to Athletic Hall of Fame

The Hun School of Princeton inducted three world-class athletes to its Athletic Hall of Fame, Friday, April 29, 2016. The ceremony took place under a twilight-lit tent on the school’s campus during Alumni Weekend. Olympic bobsledder Jamie Greubel Poser ’02, three-time Olympic rower Paul Teti ’96, and collegiate and former Major League Lacrosse player Brian Giordano ’01 were in attendance to accept their awards.
Upon receiving the award, Jamie Greubel Poser said, "The journey of being an Olympian has been anything but easy; however, it has been the most challenging and rewarding experience, and I am grateful that I learned the valuable principles of achieving your goals through hard work, determination, and believing in myself.  And all of those things I learned right here at The Hun School.”
 
Jamie Greubel Poser ’02, Cornell University, Olympic bronze medal bobsledder

While at The Hun School, Ms. Greubel Poser was a two-sport varsity athlete in field hockey and track, captaining both teams. She was a four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Cornell University, where she earned All-East and All-Ivy honors, and currently holds multiple school records including the heptathlon, pentathlon, and the shuttle hurdle relay. Ms. Greubel Poser joined the United States Bobsled Team in 2007 after her college teammate encouraged her to try the sport. After two years competing as brake-woman, she opted to become a driver.
Ms. Greubel Poser earned her first World Cup medal – silver – in La Plagne, France during the 2012-2013 season, and then went on to claim the 2014 Olympic bronze medal one year later. Since 2012, she has accumulated seventeen World Cup medals, including three gold. Ms. Greubel Poser is currently ranked the number two driver in the world and hopes to represent Team USA once again in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea.

Paul Teti ’96, Princeton University, three-time Olympic rower

 Mr. Teti rowed crew and played football while at The Hun School. In 1996, he rowed as a member of the undefeated varsity four that won every major rowing championship including the Stotesbury Cup. After graduating from The Hun School, Mr. Teti went on to row for Princeton University. His Tiger team medaled at every Ivy, Eastern, and National Championship, each of his four years.
Mr. Teti competed as a member of the United States National Rowing Team from 1997 – 2008. He is a three-time member of the United States Olympic Team. Mr. Teti has won ten national championships and is a winner of three World Cup medals and a Pan American Games gold medal. He is currently a principal at Normandy Real Estate Partners in Morristown, New Jersey.

Brian Giordano ’01, University of Notre Dame, former professional lacrosse player

Mr. Giordano earned seven varsity letters at The Hun School in basketball and lacrosse. He graduated in 2001 as The Hun School’s career scoring leader, was named twice as the Bianchi Division Player of the Year, and Trenton Times Player of the Year. He was a member of the Prep A State Championship lacrosse team in 1998, earned All State honors as a junior and senior, and was named to the All State Team in basketball. During Mr. Giordano’s lacrosse career at the University of Note Dame, he scored fifty-five goals and had twenty-six assists for eighty-one total points. He played in forty-eight of the fifty Notre Dame games in four seasons. In his final season at the University of Notre Dame, he served as a captain and finished third on the team in goals scored.
The Boston Cannons selected Mr. Giordano as the 23rd pick in the 2005 Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Draft. He became the fifth Irish player taken in the league’s rookie draft since MLL was established in 2001. Mr. Giordano currently works at Tullet Prebon, a global inter-dealer brokerage firm in New York City.
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